Mr. and Mrs. David Alan Conn announce the engagement of their daughter, Peyton Elizabeth, to James Randal Shell Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. James Randal Shell, all of Jackson.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of MaryAnne Catlett and the late Grady Harold Catlett of Meridian, and Saranette Conn and the late Roy Edward Conn Sr. of Madison.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Kathryn Faherty Lawler and the late Edward Earl Lawler Sr. and Betty Moseley Shell and the late John Robert Shell Sr. all of Madison.
Miss Conn was graduated with honors from Jackson Academy in 2013, and was graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry. At Ole Miss, she was a member of the Chi Omega sorority. She also received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center Accelerated School of Nursing Program in 2019, where she received the Daisy in Training award. She was on the deans honor roll and was a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for nursing.
Miss Conn is a Registered Nurse in the Neuro ICU at St. Dominic’s Hospital.
Shell was graduated with honors from Jackson Academy in 2013, and was graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in real estate and finance. While at Ole Miss he was a member of the Kappa Alpha order where he was recruitment chair.
Currently he is regional sales manager for InterFirst Merchant Services in Ridgeland.
The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m., April 25 at Fondren Church with a reception to follow.